Clinical Decision Support

Clinical Decision Support : The Road Ahead

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This book examines the nature of medical knowledge, how it is obtained, and how it can be used for decision support. It provides complete coverage of computational approaches to clinical decision-making. Chapters discuss data integration into healthcare information systems and delivery to point of care for providers, as well as facilitation of direct to consumer access. A case study section highlights critical lessons learned, while another portion of the work examines biostatistical methods including data mining, predictive modelling, and analysis. This book additionally addresses organizational, technical, and business challenges in order to successfully implement a computer-aided decision-making support system in healthcare delivery.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 544 pages
  • 188 x 261.6 x 38.1mm | 1,474.19g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 120 illustrations, 50 in colour
  • 0123693772
  • 9780123693778

Table of contents

I: Computer-based clinical decision support: Concepts and origins

Chapter 1: Definition, scope, and challenges

Chapter 2: A Brief history of clinical decision support

Chapter 3: Features of computer-based clinical decision support

II: Case studies and current status

Chapter 4: Regenstrief medical informatics

Chapter 5: Patients, doctors, and information technology

Chapter 6: Case studies in clinical decision support

Chapter 7: Penetration and availability of clinical decision support in commercial systems

Chapter 8: Lessons learned

III: Generation and formulation of knowledge

Chapter 9: Human-Intensive techniques

Chapter 10: Generation of knowledge for clinical decision support

Chapter 11: Evidence-based medicine and meta-analysis

IV: Representing the knowledge

Chapter 12: Decision rules and expressions

Chapter 13: Guidelines and workflow models

Chapter 14: Ontologies, vocabularies, and data models

Chapter 15: Grouped knowledge elements

Chapter 16: Infobuttons and point of care access to knowledge

Chapter 17: The role of standards

V: Organizational, business, and social challenges

Chapter 18: Organizational and cultural change considerations

Chapter 19: Managing the investment in clinical decision support

Chapter 20: Legal and regulatory issues related to the use of clinical software in health care delivery

VI: Knowledge management approaches

Chapter 21: Knowledge management infrastructure

Chapter 22: The clinical knowledge management infrastructure of intermountain healthcare

Chapter 23: Integration of knowledge resources into applications to enable clinical decision support

VII: The road ahead

Chapter 24: A proposed strategy for overcoming inertia

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